Brendan Rodgers insists he’ll respect no matter resolution Leicester’s house owners select to make over his future after stress on his place as supervisor was elevated but once more with Saturday’s 6-2 thrashing by the hands of Tottenham.
The Foxes took an early lead in north London however particular person errors and a continued lack of ability to defend set items noticed them slip to a second heavy defeat in as many video games.
Leicester have conceded 25 occasions from set items for the reason that begin of final season – greater than some other Premier League facet – and the 22 objectives they’ve shipped this marketing campaign is greater than some other facet within the prime 4 divisions.
Rodgers conceded the statistics “do not make nice studying” for him or Leicester and admitted he’s uncertain whether or not he’ll nonetheless be in cost on the King Energy Stadium following the upcoming worldwide break.
“I do not know, to be trustworthy,” mentioned Rodgers. “No matter their [the owners’] resolution is, I’ll all the time respect it.
“I feel we have seen sufficient. I felt the crew tonight, in case you watched them play within the first half, you can see the arrogance and creativity. It is simply reducing out errors.
“There is no such thing as a doubt we have had a troublesome first seven video games, particularly after the summer time we have had – Tottenham away, Arsenal away, Chelsea away, Manchester United at dwelling and a few different video games we should always win.
“It [the international break] has in all probability come at a very good time to reset all the pieces, break the cycle from the summer time as effectively. The house owners will do what it’s they really feel they should do.
“I am not daft, I do know soccer, and the final six video games do not make nice studying. However I’ve each confidence the crew can push on and climb the desk in the event that they play like they did in giant elements and minimize out errors.”
Rodgers has seen Leicester accumulate only one level from their opening seven matches of the Premier League season and conceded his facet’s place on the foot of the desk is his accountability.
“Very a lot so,” mentioned Rodgers when requested if the defeat elevated the stress upon him. “I are available in daily and do my work, and we will see the gamers taking part in with confidence, however you have to win video games.
“I perceive the frustrations of supporters and I can not disguise from that. It is my accountability.”
Redknapp: I worry for Rodgers’ future
Leicester’s subsequent sport is at dwelling to Nineteenth-placed Nottingham Forest on October 3, reside on Sky Sports activities, that means the house owners King Energy, led by Foxes chairman Aiyawatt Srivaddhanaprabha, have greater than two weeks to mull Rodgers’ future.
The fixture in opposition to Steve Cooper’s struggling facet is adopted by matches in opposition to Bournemouth, Crystal Palace, Leeds and Wolves, and Jamie Redknapp believes the prospect of selecting up factors from a run of winnable matches may persuade the Leicester board to make a change within the dugout.
Talking to Sky Sports activities within the wake of Leicester’s 6-2 loss at Tottenham, Redknapp mentioned: “It isn’t simply that outcome – it is the outcomes and the way in which they have been taking part in.
Leicester’s awful begin to season
- Leicester 2-2 Brentford – August 7
- Arsenal 4-2 Leicester – August 13
- Leicester 1-2 Southampton – August 20
- Chelsea 2-1 Leicester – August 27
- Leicester 0-1 Manchester United – September 1
- Brighton 5-2 Leicester – September 4
- Tottenham 6-2 Leicester – September 17
“I feel it has been robust for him. He did not actually get backed within the switch window and did not get the gamers in that he’d have needed. Good gamers left as effectively, which does not assist.
“There’s all the time alarm bells ringing while you’re within the run of type that you’re, there’s a global break arising, there’s good fixtures arising if you wish to usher in a brand new supervisor. They’re the components it’s a must to have a look at.
“I actually like Brendan Rodgers, I feel he is a prime supervisor, however after I hearken to him talking he appears like he is resigned that perhaps they’ll make adjustments.
“The simple possibility for house owners typically is to vary it and attempt to get somebody in to freshen it up. Leicester removed Claudio Ranieri after he’d gained the league so they are not afraid to make adjustments, and I simply have a sense one thing would possibly occur.
“Even Brendan is aware of – he is aware of the sport and he is been there lengthy sufficient.
“I’ve obtained little doubt, even when they do change it, he will likely be a profitable supervisor someplace else.
“However typically it involves that time the place it is a global break and there is good fixtures arising. It is a good time to perhaps change it and I do worry for him.”